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PBS
Aug 27, 2013 6:30pm PDT
but that isn't stopping many of america's farmers from investing in the next big thing in farming, technology. >>> but first, here is a check on how the international markets closed today . >>> it looks like the website of the new york times was hacked. it was down today and the newspaper's vice president of corporate communications said the outage was most likely the result of a quote, malicious external attack. they are working to get the site up again. >>> more troubles for america's largest bank. the u.s. government is demanding $6 billion from jp morgan chase to settle allegations it misrepresented the risks of some mortgage backed securities sold to fannie mae and freddie mac before the financial crisis. later, many investments went back. in a lawsuit against jp morgan and other banks, the finance agaency said the bank over statd the ability of the borrowers to repay their mortgage loans, end quote. in this article, jp morgan is saying it will resist paying that big a penalty. >>> more good news to tell you about in housing. home prices in june shot up 12.1% from the same month last yea
PBS
Aug 24, 2013 12:30pm PDT
expert review. a panel of experts currently in power to review the impact of technology on security, on privacy, and on foreign policy, then issue its interim report on this technology by october and a final report by december. question, how would you describe president obama's change of position since june when he said, quote unquote, the right balance was struck between privacy and security and his new reform. balance them both out r. the president's views regarding privacy evolving, or is this a massive presidential about turn, a flip-flop? ellen. >> i don't think president obama wanted to be the democratic president that expanded the national security state, and the various disclosures that have come out since he made those initial statements in june saying he was okay with the balance has indicated that the, you know, spying, if you will, on americans is more widespread than we all initially thought. and so i think he's open to reigning this in. those are all reasonable steps you outlined. i imagine congress is looking at a way. but i still think he's not going to back away fro
PBS
Aug 23, 2013 6:30pm PDT
for this icon neck technology question. >> how much do you thing. >> reporter: microsoft's biggest salesman and cheerleader, now he's on his way out. the companion announced within 12 months it will name ballmer's successor. he build it up and defended office since he took over the ceo seat in 2000. the stock is down 40% but revenue and profit are higher. microsoft fell behind in music, smart phones and tablets. >> all ceos have the same job. i don't have a different economic situation to deal with than the guys that run competitors. so in a sense you could say whatever happens to the economy happens, we got to win with a great product, great brand, great invasion. >> reporter: ballmer didn't win and that's especially true of the iphone. >> he essentially treated it like a toy, a flash in the pan and did not do anything, even though microsoft was already in the phone software business, did not do anything to really change their projectorry. >> reporter: he planned to stay until around the time his youngest son finishes high school, which is three years from now. he said the company needs a
PBS
Aug 24, 2013 12:30am PDT
opened in 2012, focuses on an educational mix known as s.t.e.a.m. science, technology, engineering, the arts, and maths. it currently serves elementary students but the goal is to expand coverage through 12th grade. >> i grew up in foster homes. i grew up in very, very tough situations. i used to fight a lot. i used to get suspended. and so i see a lot of myself in these boys. and i see the genius in a lot of the these kids. i know that it only takes a few people to just give someone the encouragement that they need to really thrive. >> kids start every morning with breakfast then line up to repeat their morning affirmations known as the scholar holler. >> who are we? >> we are leaders! we are empowered! >> who's ready to learn? >> we are! >> the school offers a homework club, aeronautics class, help forring in medicine and science. the goal is to make sure all the needs of african-american boys are met. >> if you had not received the kind of support as a boy that you are providing to these african-american boys at this school, where would you be today? >> i'd be in san quentin. or
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